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Superintendent Jeff Powers announces retirement


After 22 years with the Dassel-Cokato School District, including 15 as the superintendent, Jeff Powers announced his plans for retirement effective June 30 during Monday’s meeting.
Each board member took time to thank Mr. Powers for his service, his commitment to the students and his commitment to making the district the best that it can be.


Dassel-Cokato school lunch menu for Nov. 16 – Nov. 20

Dassel-Cokato, MN- Dassel Cokato school lunch menu for next week will be:
Monday, Nov. 16 – Omelet, French toast, breakfast potatoes, fruit.
Tuesday, Nov. 17 – Chicken sandwich (original or spicy), vegetable, fruit.
Wednesday, Nov. 18 – Italian dunkers with marinara sauce, broccoli, fruit.
Thursday, Nov. 19 – Roast turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, homemade stuffing, dessert, fruit.
Friday, Nov. 20 – Pulled-pork sandwich, coleslaw, kettle chips, fruit.
Milk served with lunch daily.

Dassel-Cokato Schools will be moving grades 7-12 to hybrid learning starting Monday, Nov. 16

Dassel-Cokato, MN-In a statement released by the Dassel-Cokato school district on Nov. 9 it said, it will be moving grades 7-12 to hybrid learning starting Monday, Nov. 16.   Grades PreK-6 will remain in-person learning. “The time we were hoping to continually prolong has arrived.  The factors used for determining learning models have evolved to a point where a change is needed.  Our county case-rate, community, and district numbers are all increasing.  Up until a few days ago, the impact was still manageable, however, as with all aspects of COVID-19, circumstances change quickly and often.  To date within the school district: 44 total people have tested positive for COVID-19, 23 have been since the start of November, and 5 students grades K-6 have tested positive (all but one from household transmission),” the statement said.

Dassel-Cokato School Board approves purchase of Functional Industries building as new home of ALC

DASSEL/COKATO, MN- At special school board meeting Thursday, Nov. 5 the Dassel-Cokato school board approved the purchase of the Functional Industries building located at 200 Century Ave, in Cokato. The agreed upon purchase price was $340,000. We will have more about this in next weeks issue of the Enterprise Dispatch.

School lunch menu for Nov. 2 – 6


Monday, Nov. 2 – Mandarin orange chicken, lo mein noodles, vegetable, fruit.

Tuesday, Nov. 3 – Cheeseburger, french fries, fruit.

Wednesday, Nov. 4 - Pizza, vegetable, fruit.

Thursday, Nov. 5 – Fajita chicken, seasoned rice, vegetable, fruit.

Friday, Nov. 6 – Sandwich bar, Sun Chips, vegetable, fruit.

Milk served with lunch daily.

Three Dassel-Cokato grads earn FFA American degrees

The highest degree in the FFA is the American Degree.

From more than 760,000 FFA members, fewer than 5,000 receive the American Degree each year.

The American Degree represents a student’s dedication to the supervised agriculture experience, their agriculture coursework, leadership, and community service.

This year, Dassel-Cokato Schools had three students receive their American Degrees.

Eric Meredith, Lydia Meredith, and Calyn Reiger